We are delighted the City Council has granted permission for an ice rink to be built in Guildhall Square this Christmas from November 18 until January 2.
The ice rink, which will be surrounded by Christmas trees and a Chalet-style bar, will be open from 10:30am until 11pm every day except Christmas Day and host nine skating sessions throughout the day.
We hope this will give residents and visitors to the city something new and exciting to do this winter and bring a boost to the city centre and Commercial Road.
The Christmas Carol concert which usually takes place in Guildhall Square each year will now be moved to the Historic Dockyard.
The company building and running the rink has had success in Bournemouth and Bath with similar schemes, and has the contract for this event until January 2024.